Share your experiences, tips, and stories. Leave a note for the next Traveler. This big, open square was the center of Roman Barcelona—Barcino—and has been the heart of the city since the Middle Ages. On opposite sides of the square are City Hall.
this Austrian import is a strong contender in the middle of the ranks in Barcelona's somewhat bloated boutique-hotel category. (This city has more diminutive design hotels per capita than any other city save San Francisco.) Strong on service, the staff.